Susan Zinn of Westside Counseling Center: “5 Things I Learned From The Social Isolation of the COVID19 Pandemic”

An Interview With Phil LaDuke

Phil La Duke
Authority Magazine

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Loneliness Hurts Us More Than We Thought. While we celebrate independence and self-sufficiency in American culture, we also learned during the COVID-19 pandemic that biological isolation and loneliness have a massive impact on our mental health and wellness, especially for our youth. According to new Harvard research, 61% percent of the 950 respondents in a national survey reported feeling high levels of loneliness were between 18–25 years old. I am sure many people assumed young people would feel the least lonely during this time because of their social media and technological proficiency. However, I spoke to many school populations, educating students on increasing their mental health and wellness during the pandemic. And I spoke…

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Phil La Duke
Authority Magazine

Author of “I Know My Shoes Are Untied. Mind Your Own Business”, “Lone Gunman. Rewriting the Handbook on Workplace Violence Prevention”, and “Blood on my hands